Cell Culture – A Doorway to Infinitesimal Possibilities in Healthcare

Cells are the building blocks of any form of life. In-depth research about cells provides an insight into the genetic structure, understanding of which holds the key to formulating effective treatment approach for complex heart and genetic disorders. Deep understanding of the cell and the effects of its environment and that of different drugs on…

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Veterinary Vaccines: A Preventive Approach for Maintaining Health & Well-being of Animals

Vaccines are an integral part of the overall veterinary healthcare approach. Periodic vaccination helps in prevention of various debilitating diseases in animals. Over the last decade or so, focus on pet humanization and increasing farm output has led to higher demand for vaccination. The global veterinary vaccines market was valued at $5.68 billion in 2015.…

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Reduction of Stent prices in India: Impact on Global and Indian Healthcare Industry

To treat coronary artery disease (CAD), stents, which are minute expandable mesh like tube are inserted into blocked arteries of heart. In India, 90-95 per cent cardiovascular deaths are caused by CAD. As per the National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, 2015, around 61.5 million people suffered from CAD in India. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing…

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Contraceptives: Choice to Conceive, Not Concede

Contraceptives play a vital role in reducing cases of unwanted or unplanned pregnancy and also reducing the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) to a certain extent. Global demand for contraceptives is expected to grow steadily as focus on family planning and preventing STDs gains prominence. The global contraceptives market will continue to be influenced…

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Veterinary Vaccines: Saving Animal Lives and Humans Just the Same

Since their introduction in the medical field, veterinary vaccines have played an important role in protecting animals from various infectious diseases and in turn, helps prevent spreading of zoonotic diseases and infections from consuming contaminated meat and related products. Some of the well-known examples include rinderpest vaccines and rabies vaccines. Other factors influencing the global…

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Custom Lasik Surgery – The Promise of Higher Visual Acuity and Vision Quality

Custom LASIK surgery is a highly sophisticated laser vision correction procedure that employs wavefront technology based on the unique nuances of the patient’s eye and therefore, is a highly personalized treatment. An aberrometer precisely and comprehensively measures all optical aberrations of the patient’s eye creating a 3D fingerprint specific to each eye called ‘wavefront map…

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3D Printing in Medical Sector – An Endless Sea of Lifesaving Possibilities Waiting to Be Explored

Conventional manufacturing techniques such as moulding, casting, and machining result in major loss of raw material, are time consuming and are highly cumbersome to form complex geometries. Rapid strides made in technology has led to the advent of 3D printing, which undeniably is a highly disruptive technology expected to gain significant momentum over the following…

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Clinical Laboratory Services

Clinical Laboratory Services: The WorkHorses of the Healthcare Industry

Around 80% of all diagnostic tests are conducted through clinical laboratory services. Needless to say then, these are an integral part of the healthcare industry. Over the last couple of decades, high discretionary income, high life expectancy, increasing health awareness, and high morbidity, among other factors have led to rapid increase in the number of…

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Geriatric Care Services

Enhancing Quality of Life of Elderly Thrusts Geriatric Care Services Market into a 600 Million Industry

Since days of old, the concept of joint families has ensured mutual support and care for all in the family, especially the elderly. However, with the advent of nuclear families and exponential rise in number of women in the workforce, caring for the elderly has emerged as a major concern. To address this growing concern,…

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